WHY WORK FOR GOWRIE VICTORIA?

Gowrie Victoria is a not-for-profit organisation, established in 1939, committed to our purpose of championing excellence in early childhood education and care.

Gowrie is a forward-thinking early learning organisation with a thriving culture. Currently, our services include:

What we offer

We pride ourselves on our unique and engaging working environment. Our employee engagement levels are in the top 10% for care-based organisations, and 80% of our employees rate Gowrie as a truly great place to work.

CURRENT VACANCIES

Customer Service & Enrolments Officer, Broadmeadows (Part time)

We are looking for a Customer Service & Enrolments Officer for 16 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

As CSEO you will support

Early Childhood Teacher, Broadmeadows (full time/ fixed term)

We are currently advertising for a full time Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) for Term 4 2022 to cover a period of parental leave. The role is located at our service in Broadmeadows – a 128 place service that has achieved an Excellent rating in the National Quality Standards.

Reporting to the Manager, Early Learning you will lead, coach, and inspire a small team of educators in developing and implementing a high-quality pedagogical program by role modelling professional practice reflective of Gowrie Victoria’s purpose, philosophy, and values. You will do this by:

  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with children, families, colleagues, and the broader community.
  • Coaching and mentoring educators to achieve individual and team goals.
  • Developing documentation that demonstrates intentional teaching and reflects children’s curiosity and learning.
  • Actively participating in, sharing, and embedding professional learning in the pursuit of higher standards.

To Apply:

Please click on the link https://www.seek.com.au/job/57839448

We would also like to hear a little more about you and your skills and experiences, so please include a short cover letter.

Early Childhood Teacher, Yarraville (full time)

Based at our Yarraville service we are recruiting for a full-time Early Childhood Teacher.  The service is a 158-place service operating nine rooms (6 weeks to 5 years) including an integrated funded kinder program.  It is situated on the edge of the Cruickshank Park and Stoney Creek which is somewhere the Educators and children go for regular adventures.

Reporting to the Manager, Early Learning you will lead, coach, and inspire a small team of educators in developing and implementing a high-quality pedagogical program by role modelling professional practice reflective of Gowrie Victoria’s purpose, philosophy, and values. You will do this by:

  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with children, families, colleagues, and the broader community.
  • Coaching and mentoring educators to achieve individual and team goals.
  • Developing documentation that demonstrates intentional teaching and reflects children’s curiosity and learning.
  • Actively participating in, sharing, and embedding professional learning in the pursuit of higher standards.

To Apply:

Please click on the link.

We would also like to hear a little more about you and your skills and experiences, so please include a short cover letter.

Early Childhood Teacher/ Educational Leader - Gowrie Docklands Kinder

Gowrie Docklands Kindergarten is a two room, 66-place kindergarten service co-located with Docklands Primary School. The Early Childhood Teacher/ Educational Leader will be expected to work closely with Gowrie @ The Harbour and build connections for the benefit of the broader Docklands community. The role will be supported by the Operations and Pedagogy Leaders at Gowrie Victoria.

About the Role

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Early Childhood Teacher/ Educational Leader plays an important role in establishing and maintaining quality programs and relationships by working collaboratively with educators, families, Docklands Primary School, and the local community to ensure the best outcomes for children.

The Service Leader will also assume responsibilities as an Early Childhood Teacher, Educational Leader and Nominated Supervisor.

  • Lead the development and implementation of a high-quality education program that reflects sound knowledge and understanding of approved early learning frameworks and responds to the needs of children, families and the broader community.
  • Coach individuals to build their capabilities in pedagogical practices, team collaboration and conflict management.
  • Lead the service’s quality improvement process and pursuit of an exceeding rating under the National Quality Framework (NQF).
  • Be willing and able to be appointed as Nominated Supervisor and undertake the inherent requirements of this role.
  • Take accountability for the overall operations of the service.

For more information, please see the attached Job Description.

To Apply:

Please click on the link https://www.seek.com.au/job/58009252

We would also like to hear a little more about you and your skills and experiences, so please include a short cover letter.

Early Childhood Educators (Full time & Part time) - Carlton & Yarraville

We are recruiting for casual, part time and full time Educators to work across all off our services.

As Early Childhood Educator you will report to the Room Leader in a self-managed team that is staffed over ratio. Working together you will implement a high-quality early learning program by demonstrating initiative and completing tasks with minimal supervision.

For more information, please see the attached Job Description.

To Apply:

Please click on the service you are interested in working at.  We would also like to hear a little more about you and your skills and experiences, so please include a short cover letter.

Carlton North (Full time) https://www.seek.com.au/job/57750591 

Carlton North (Part  time) https://www.seek.com.au/job/57750697

Clare Court – Educator (Full time) – https://www.seek.com.au/job/57419433

Clare Court – Kitchen Assistant/ Educator (Full time) – https://www.seek.com.au/job/57424831

 

Early Childhood Traineeship Program - Melbourne

Ready to start your career in Early Childhood?

Whether you’ve recently left school, looking for a new career or returning to the workforce, our traineeship program will really set you up for a fun and rewarding new career.

As a trainee, you will work alongside experienced educators, learn on the job, and earn while you learn.  You will attend a Gowrie class in Melbourne one day a week to complete your Certificate III, and work at an early learning service close to home the other four days.

To give you the best start in your new career, the Early Childhood Traineeship Program includes being guided by a mentor at your early learning service and supported by a Gowrie facilitator who will ensure you learn the theory and can apply it in your day-to-day work.

The Victorian early childhood sector is growing, with career opportunities available across the state. There’s no better time to join a sector that is in high demand with potential for career growth.

About you

You don’t need experience in early childhood.  Our Early Childhood Traineeship Program is for positive people who are reliable team players, who are committed to their new career and will put in the time to attend class and complete self-paced study.

Why Gowrie?

We’re specialists in training educators and providing professional learning to the Early Childhood sector.  Our classes are small and at our early learning service in Docklands, which means you’ll be immersed in high quality early learning every day of your traineeship.

This Early Childhood Traineeship Program is supported by the Victorian Department of Education & Training to enable more trainees to have a strong foundation as they embark on a new career in early childhood.

Ready to become a trainee and start your new career?

Our next team of trainees starting soon.  Please click on the link to visit our Early Childhood Traineeship Program for more information including funding eligibility and support available.  Fill out the form and tell us more about yourself.

Do you have more questions?  Contact Jenny on 1300 446 974 or jennyc@gowrievictoria.org.au

Gowrie Victoria is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 3900)

Interested in other roles at Gowrie Victoria?

If you would like to submit your CV for future vacancies at Gowrie Victoria, please email Recruitment@GowrieVictoria.org.au with a covering letter which includes the following information:

  • Your name
  • Contact details – Phone and email please
  • Position that you would be interested in eg Early Childhood Educator, Leadership Support, Room leader or Early Childhood Teacher, Education Leader or Management position
  • Employment status – full time, part time or casual

We look forward to hearing from you.